​​GO! Resistance CALENDAR


*Note: IMV Postcard Group, Friday meetings are on a one month hiatus until July 12th.  Then the postcard writing to support local candidates in November elections will commence again!

*Thursday, May 30th, @ 6:00 - 8:00 pm,  Rep. Anthony Brindisi Town Hall @ Herkimer County Community College, Herkimer.

*Saturday, June 1st, @ 5:00 - 8:00 pm, Citizen Action Fish Fry Fundraiser, @ Cornerstone Community Church, 500 Plant Street, Utica.  You can buy tickets online to attend, or just make a sponsoring contribution to help defray costs.  The food will be amazing: fried chicken, mac and cheese, collard greens, and cornbread, plus multiracial community building!  Please contribute so Citizen Action can maintain its chapter status with an organizer who helps develop political leadership capacity with young people of color and organize communities of color and low income neighborhoods in Utica to build political power and fight for social, racial and economic justice.  For more information and to purchase tickets, copy and paste the following link in your browser: https://www.facebook.com/events/2270793043182516/

*Sunday, June 2nd, @ 3:00 - 5:00 pm, Buttenschon Advisory Group, Location TBD.  If you live in the 119th Assembly district and would like to strengthen communication and influence with your Assemblywoman as well as monitor her positions and votes, and are not already on the list for this first meeting, please email Jennifer at [email protected]

*Wednesday, June 5th, @ 7:00 pm, IMV Book Discussion Group, @ Kirkland Town Library, 55 ½ College Street, Clinton.  For this first meeting we will be reading "How Democracies Die" by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt.  All are welcome!

*Thursday, June 6th, @ 7:00 - 9:00 pm, " Let Us Eat Cake: A Grassroots, people-powered fundraiser campaign kickoff for Celeste Friend for Utica Common Council." at Cafe Domenico, 2011 Genesee Street, Utica.

*Friday, June 7th, @ 5:00 - 6:00 pm,  Friday Lobby Hour at Rep. Brindisi's Office, 430 Court Street, Suite 102, Utica.  This is our first Friday of the month event to lobby and connect with other progressive activists.  Make your voice heard, and then go out for a drink and talk politics!

*Sunday, June 9th, @ 3:00 - 5:00 pm,  Where are the Children? Rally  to Reunite Families ,  @ Oneida Square Roundabout, Utica.  Bring children's pajamas to display and then donate.

*Sunday, June 9th, @ 3:00 - 5:00+ pm, Postcard Writing for Kim Fiato, running for Village Justice in Herkimer, @ Trinity Lutheran Church, 443 Henry Street, Herkimer NY 13350.  This will be followed with canvassing. 
 
*Tuesday, June 11th, @ 6:30 - 8:30 pm,  IMV's June Monthly Meeting, @ Cherrywood Clubhouse, 1 Cherrywood Circle on Route 5, Clinton (Town of New Hartford).  We will have a presentation from our Election Reform and Voters Rights Group (speaker will be Steve Orvis of Hamilton College) as well as a talk by Utica College Professor Luke Perry, whose book on the 2018 congressional race in NY 22 has just come out.  He will share his research and also answer questions about the situation in Congress now and looking ahead to elections in 2020.

*Wednesday, June 12th, @ 5:00 - 7:00 pm,  Canvassing for Kim Fiato for Village Justice of Herkimer, in Herkimer.

*Thursday, June 13th, @ 5:00 - 7:00 pm,  Canvassing for Kim Fiato for Village Justice of Herkimer, in Herkimer.

*Monday, June 17th, @ 6:30 pm,  IMV's Women's Issue Work Group, @ Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 Higby Road, Utica.  First meeting in May was a great success, and there are many ideas for efforts and areas of action--on national and local issues of concern to women, including reproductive rights.  Please join in, and bring your ideas!

*Tuesday, June 18th,  Election Day!​  If you live in Herkimer, please vote for Kim Fiato for Village Justice, and tell your Herkimer friends.

*Tuesday, July 9th, @ 6:30 - 8:30 pm,  IMV's July Monthly Meeting,​ @ Cherrywood Clubhouse, 1 Cherrywood Circle on Route 5, Clinton (Town of New Hartford).